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Kill the (assault on democracy) Bill

One of the favourite protesting moments of my life happened whilst crammed in a tube carriage waiting to leave Westminster Station in March 2019, after one of the first global Youth Strikes for Climate. The spirit of the day had been exhilarating. We had marched for hours, before sitting, strewn across Westminster Bridge as the […]

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Jamaica 50: plans for deportations of Black Britons continue as Windrush scandal is invoked

Content Warning: anti-Black immigration policies and deportation The Home Office planned to deport up to 50 Black British people (termed the ‘Jamaica 50’) to Jamaica on 2 December. On the day itself, 13 people were deported as last-minute legal intervention prevented 37 people from being deported on the grounds that they were ‘victims of modern […]

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Extinction Rebellion are a non-existant threat to the British public

Last week, in a police guidance booklet, the environmental peaceful protest group Extinction Rebellion was placed on a list of extremist ideologies that counter-terrorist forces should be aware of. In a depressing, if ridiculous page spread, it included advice on how to “safeguard” young people from this. Apparent warning signs of being an environmental extremist […]

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The Conservatives’ plans for immigration are anything but concrete

When it comes to immigration and the upcoming election, the Conservatives have been campaigning for an ‘Australian-style points-based system’, claiming that the implementation of such a policy will get immigration ‘under control.’ Not only that, but Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel have made it clear that voting for Labour is a vote for […]

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The hidden target of the Conservative’s migration reform

If Boris Johnson has his way, at midnight on 31 October  we will leave the EU, deal or no deal. This looming date dominates the news, but dramatic changes to the UK’s refugee policy will come into place the following day, on 1 November, and have received little attention. In the case of a no […]